Expand the section navigation mobile menu

Daniel Propson


Assistant Professor of Practice
[email protected]
Academia.edu Profile

BA, English, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
PhD, Philosophy, Wayne State University (Detroit, MI)

Research Areas
Ancient Philosophy, Plato, Classical Islamic Philosophy, Bioethics, Ethics of Engineering

Teaching Competencies
History of Philosophy, Ethics, Applied Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Logic, Political Philosophy

Other Roles
Executive Director, Philosophy Camp, Oakland University
Executive Director, Philosophy For Everyone, Oakland University

"The Sophist in the Cave: Education Through Names in Plato's Republic", 2016.

2013. “Grasping at Normativity: Epistemic Justification in Hume’s Treatise,” History of Philosophy Quarterly 30(3): 215-232

2012. “‘You Ain’t a Person, and We’ll Keep It That Way’: A Reply to Berkich,” Dialogue 51 (4): 563-73

“Middle Virtue: Accurate Poetry in Republic X”, colloquium paper, APA Eastern Division meeting. January 4, 2017.

“Forget Anamnesis,” Society for Ancient Philosophy Session at the APA Central Division Meeting. February 22, 2013.

“Autonomy, Virtue Consequentialism, and Human Rights,” at George Mason University Conference “Philosophy and the Science of Happiness”. April 14, 2012

Courses Taught
Ethics of Science and Engineering
Philosophy of Religion
Ancient Greek Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Critical Thinking
Introduction to Philosophy
Contemporary Moral Issues
Applied Ethics

Department of Philosophy

Mathematics and Science Center, Room 752
146 Library Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-3390
fax: (248) 370-3157